Richard A. Young Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Aquatics Safety


AA- Community Recreation, Grossmont Collete; Recreation Administration, San Diego State University

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35+ years of private, public, commercial and water park experience both as an operator, manager, equipment supplier, contractor and consultant. 36 years as a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Instructor, 18 years as an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) instructor Certified Pool Inspector Instructor (Pool & Hot Tube Alliance, PHTA) Published many dozens of times including books and articles on swimming pool construction, operation and safety. Speaker at dozens of regional and national swimming pool and water park conferences Consultant for and expert witness for over 60 clients and cases including: -drowning and near drowning -Diving and diving board accidents -Chemical burns and water chemistry -injury due to equipment failure -waterslide accidents -Legionella, Asthma and Mars infections -Construction conflict disputes -OSHA and Code compliance